Scottish history

Discover Scotland's past with our features, history travel and expert guides.

Investigations on the outskirts of medieval Stirling have discovered the foundations of the medieval Dominican ...

26/09/2018

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An exclusive extract from a new study of the migration of Scots to England in the 17th and early 18th centuries. ...

25/09/2018

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Sheffield Castle, the medieval building in which Mary Queen of Scots was imprisoned for fourteen years can now be ...

21/09/2018

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In part 5 of his Sir Winston Churchill series, Alastair Stewart examines Churchill's reputation as a heavy drinker. ...

20/09/2018

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From a secret beehive, to stained glass featuring a kangaroo, these facts about Rosslyn Chapel, will surely amaze ...

20/09/2018

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In 1506, Britain’s first known African baby was born in Scotland – something of such interest that a nurse was ...

13/09/2018

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Dr David Worthington of the University of the Highlands & Islands presents the lecture 'Coastal History in ...

10/09/2018

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Alastair Stewart continues his series examining the best accounts of Winston Churchill, calling for a more ...

06/09/2018

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Alastair Stewart continues his series examining the best accounts of Winston Churchill, calling for a more ...

06/09/2018

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Audio recordings of the traditions of crofters, farm workers and fishermen, in English and Gaelic, along with some ...

28/08/2018

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A prayer book said to have been used by Prince Charles Edward Stuart (Bonnie Prince Charlie) at Culloden Moor in ...

23/08/2018

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The 'golden age' of ocean travel will be reimagined at a new exhibition, which will explore the design and ...

15/08/2018

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